NAD C 516BEE
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)
I am moving from a Cambridge Audio CD player to this one. Running it through some small Dynaudio speakers and an Asty amp. I listen to a lot of jazz and classical among other things. This CD player sounds beautiful. Very present. Not as punchy as the Cambridge Audio, but really velvety in the mid range. It is just really pleasant. I also tried to save money on a cheap Onkyo unit before ordering this one and sent it back. I am actually shocked how much better the NAD sounds. If there is any draw back to the NAD, the drawer and actual reading of the disc is on the slow side, but who cares? It sounds fantastic, and to me that is the most important.